Our Main Purpose
A comprehensive business assistance program that helps start-up and early-stage firms with the goal of improving their chances to grow into healthy, sustainable, and self-sufficient companies.
Tenant Spaces Provided for Lease
- Light industrial space - An area for manufacturing, assembly, small construction companies and shipping & distribution. Other uses will be considered including use as office space.
- Rapid Prototyping Lab/Maker space - Maker spaces provide materials, tools and an environment where people can create, collaborate and brainstorm ideas using 3D printers, smart boards, laser cutters, desktop CNC, heat press, vinyl cutter, support PCs and work tables.
- Art Studios - Provide a secure “studio” space in an area designated for visual or performing artists to commercialize their art. Private and co-working studios available featuring sinks, portable air purifier systems and chemical storage cabinets.
- Commercial kitchen & food processing - Ideal for those who wish to process a food product in quantities too small for co-packers. Also available for catering meals for meetings in our building or elsewhere.
- Co-working office space - A shared space with access to phone, Internet and office equipment. It is an ideal bridge between a home-based business and full incubator tenancy. No business plan or funding necessary for this space.
- Private offices - Perfect for those businesses that need office space to handle day to day operations.
- Small and large conference rooms with iTV capability for meetings and large lecture hall for events and presentations.
WHO CAN BE A TENANT?
The incubator is ideal for entrepreneurs who have:
- a viable product or service
- a completed business plan
- capital/funding that covers their start-up costs
- the willingness to be mentored by the Great Plains Economic Development Center team
How to become a tenant
Start your planning today to become a successful tenant of the Business Development Center. We will contact you and answer any questions that you might have about how to start your journey to success.
Your journey to success starts here!